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Jan092017

Southold simplicity

2017. I can't believe it. The start of a new year on the blog and I'm excited to get going. My round up of room favourites for 2016 revealed a shift in my tastes. A shift towards a simplified way of living. A shift away from the gimmicky, the throw away, the quick fix. (I know I'll be tempted though. I'm human after all.) It's not about trends. It never should be. It's about exploring your style but keeping it real. It's about the beauty of being authentic. A lovely of cottage isn't torn down or tarted up to be something it's not. It's respected and lived in. It's about surrounding yourself with the pieces you have collected and cherished over time. It's about your personality settling comfortably into the rooms you inhibit. It's like this home in Southold on Long Island by Jennifer Vaughn Miller of Vaughn Miller Studio. Simply beautiful.

Reader Comments (7)

It is just beautiful! I love it. Love the simplecity and the mix of vintage and new.
So down to earth.
Thanks for sharing. :)
Have a lovely day.

9 Jan 2017 | Unregistered CommenterNadia Kaplan

Man, I love the feel of this place. And all the art!

9 Jan 2017 | Unregistered Commenterkim

I love the unpretentious quirkiness.

9 Jan 2017 | Unregistered CommenterRuth

a little bit of this and a little bit of that ... created a lovely mix. thank you for posting.

9 Jan 2017 | Unregistered CommenterRae

There are so many little touches at work here that make each room look amazing in its own unique way! It's easy to get distracted but the wood theme among the furniture and window/door trimmings ties it all together. Awesome pick!

9 Jan 2017 | Unregistered CommenterDeb

one of the most favorite houses I've ever seen!!

11 Jan 2017 | Unregistered Commenterkate

Every Painting in the rooms collection is awesome and inspiring. I believe every painting has a specific meaning and purpose which is adding more beauty to the rooms.

27 Jan 2017 | Unregistered CommenterSusan

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